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Rebuild Social Worker (Karamojong and Swahili Speaking) NGO Job Opportunities - Dwelling Places (DP)

Organisation: Dwelling Places (DP)
Project Name: Restore and Rebuild
Duty Station: All over Uganda
Reports to: Rebuild Program Manager

About US:
Dwelling Places (DP) is a registered Christian Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place to call home.

Job Summary:  The Rebuild Social Worker (Karamojong and Swahili Speaking) will participate in street outreaches, participate in the reconciliation of  children with their families, communities and resettling them in a safe environment or find suitable foster families for the children whose tracing or reconciliation has failed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Interpret for the Karamojong clients that do not understand English or Luganda during outreaches, resettlements and any other meetings held.
·         Assist in planning and mapping street outreaches
·         Participate in the annual planning and budgeting for outreach activities
·         Participate in the preparation of  requisitions and account for the funds received within 5 working days
·         Participate in the collection of data and ensure proper documentation of the rescue information.
·         Assist in Identifying children that fit the DP category (children living on the streets part time or full time aged 12 years and below) and recommend for recruitment on the DP program.
·         Participate in the proper documentation for the children and open the files (Recruitment forms, CSI baseline, photographs, consent forms for children with parents or guardians, referral letters, photos etc.).
·         Assist in organizing transport for the children from the streets to the Transitional Rehabilitation Home.
·         Participate in referring  children that do not fit in the DP support categories to other organizations
·         Participate in home tracing  for children found on the streets that do not need the rehabilitation home
·         Participate in  debrief meetings
·         Write weekly reports and submit them by end of business Friday.
·         Participate in tracing/ resettlement and follow-up activities whenever the street outreach role is inactive especially in areas of Katwe, Kisenyi and the streets for further engagement.
·         Participate in conducting pre and post -tracing counseling for all the children in the rehabilitation that are ready for tracing
·         Accompany the children outside Karamoja to trace their homes
·         Participate in mediation to facilitate the reconciliation between the child and the parent / family and community in general
·         Assess the child’s family to identify the needs and develop a support plan
·         Organize holiday visits for the children to build relationship with their families/parents
·         Participate in mobilization of traced families for monthly visits in the home and facilitate reconciliation
·         Participate in individual and group counseling for the child and the parents/guardians
·         Refer the families that need economic empowerment to the Business and Sustainability Manager for assessment, training and support
·         Participate in parental training sessions for families based on the assessed need
·         Participate in the Planning and budgeting for resettlement of the children in liaison with other programs and partners
·         Participate in conducting pre and post resettlement counseling for children/families
·         Accompany children back home and hand them over to their family and local leaders as stipulated in the guidelines for working with street children
·         Assist in compiling tracing information for the children in Karamoja and share it with Karamoja based staff/ partners for tracing
·         Participate in the planning and organizing of children/youth camps
·         Write and submit weekly and monthly reports on time.
·         Any other roles as assigned by the line manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate must hold a diploma in Social Work or Social Sciences or related field
·         At least two years of related work experience
·         Ability to collect data and analyse the success and failure of programs
·         Ability to produce clear written documentation
·         Proven work with children
·         Self motivation and management
·         Willing to travel into remote villages.
·         Fluent in English, two passport size photos

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send the following;
  • A handwritten application letter with and updated CV with academic qualifications
·         A pastor’s letter, LC1 Letter and letter of recommendation from previous employer
·         Two passport size photos

Deliver your applications to: Dwelling Places Head Office - Off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday or email to: hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com or call 0312-513701

Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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